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King Lear

By William Shakespeare
Adapted & Directed by Giulio Cesare Perrone
August 22 - September 7, 2015
Saturdays & Sundays - 4PM
Special Show Monday September 7 - 4PM

At the John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre

KING LEAR An ensemble production which condenses and intensifies this seminal family tragedy with striking visuals, physicality and live music. A collaboration between Inferno Theatre and Actors Ensemble of Berkeley – our second consecutive year following last year’s highly-regarded Penthesilea.


Ensemble Members:

  • Sohail Alamkhel
  • Pierson Bishop
  • Karen Caronna
  • Jody Christian
  • Melissa Clason
  • Paul Davis, Adam Elder
  • Nic Griffin
  • Scott Hartman
  • Karina McLoughlin
  • David Andres
  • Mejia, Benoît Monin
  • Michael Needham
  • Christina Shonkwiler
  • Tenya Spillman
  • Vicki Victoria
  • Susannah Wood

Adapted, Directed & Designed by Giulio Cesare Perrone
Verse Coach/Dramaturge: Stephan Golux
Assistant Director/Stage Manager: Phred Swain-Sugarman
Technical Direction: Robert Gudmundsson
TATTOO Artists: Shoshana Yaswen and Vicki Victoria

Thank You

Actors Ensemble of Berkeley is delighted to acknowledge the Berkeley Civic Arts Program and Civic Arts Commission's support in the form of a grant of $5,200.00 awarded in 2016. This will enable us to continue to provide free or low cost opportunities for community members to participate in the life changing activities of theater arts.

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